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Hurricane II HV772 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hurricane II HV772

Air Combat, Shot down by Ki-43 ,135 Sqn lost 1943-02-20 More information in: Databases

Block 7, Hawker Aircraft Ltd., RR Merlin XX. 17 Mar 1942 to 23 Nov 1942 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  20 Feb 43 Aircraft Name  Hurricane Serial Number  HV772
Unit  135 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Hove Country  Burma
Aircrew details Lt Garth William Booyson (102265V)
Details B Flight at Ritz airfield scrambled at 1230 Hrs. 3 aircraft took off. At 150000 feet intercepted 3 Army 01 fighters and were jumped by 8 more. Lt Booysen is missing. Original officer who joined squadron at Cairo. Recently married.
Source HurricanesOverArakan

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